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Aphasia and Language, Theory to Practice
454 pages
Aphasia and Language, Theory to Practice

This groundbreaking work brings together leading scientist-practitioners to review what is known about aphasia and to relate current knowledge to treatment.

The Characteristics of Aphasia
212 pages
The Characteristics of Aphasia

A survey of the main behavioural characteristics or symptoms of aphasia, which presents a series of essays on the history and current developments in this field of neuropsychological research.

Aphasia, A Clinical Perspective
441 pages
Aphasia, A Clinical Perspective

An up-to-date, integrated analysis of the language disturbances associated with brain pathology, this book examines the different types of aphasia combining two clinical approaches: the neurological and the neuropsychological.

Language, Aphasia and the Right Hemisphere
218 pages
Language, Aphasia and the Right Hemisphere

A critical review of the role of the brain right hemisphere with emphasis on its relation to language processing and its implications in speech disorders such as aphasia. Includes evidence and arguments from the latest research.

Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders
278 pages
Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders

As in previous editions, this book embraces a humanistic approach to treatment, addressing multicultural and multilinguistic considerations and social model interventions.

Aphasia - News


Aphasia: getting your voice back after having a stroke
Aphasia: getting your voice back after having a stroke Trinity College's Speech and Language Therapy Department had set up a special group, The Aphasia Advocacy for Access group, for a group of people with communication difficulties. This group decided to hold their new training programme in a busy city 

Progressive aphasia: when words get stuck between mind and mouth
Progressive aphasia: when words get stuck between mind and mouth Jacob Sobotka. 65, poses at the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. Sobotka has Parkinson's Disease and is in speech therapy with Dr. Gabiel C. Léger at the center. (Jerry Henkel/).

“Be creative and clear to learn the language of aphasia”
Research by the Stroke Association of more than 800 stroke survivors with aphasia showed that over a third (38%) find slower speech helpful and more than a quarter (27%) say simple speech (taking one thing at a time) and having more time with their GP 

Aphasia support group now offered at USU
An aphasia support group meets Friday afternoons at USU's Speech-Language Center in the Lillywhite Building on campus. The group offers the opportunity to meet others with aphasia, practice communication in a supportive environment and develop new 

Research improves understanding of speech disorder
Research improves understanding of speech disorder Ms Speer has been researching nonfluent aphasia, a language disorder that prevents people from organising words into sentences and speaking fluently after they have had a stroke. Her research has found that stroke survivors with the disorder need to